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PERFORMANCES

THE UGLY DUCKLING (RO)

The Ugly Duckling Author: Hans Christian Andersen Script: Ovidiu Pecican Director: Varga Ibolya Scenography: Epaminonda…

THE SNOW QUEEN (RO)

“Andersen’s story conveys a heart-warming message about friendship with affection and tenderness, in a universe…

I Am Pinocchio (HU)

Author: Carlo Collodi Adaptation: Călin Mocanu Director: Călin Mocanu Assistant director: Paul Sarvadi Scenography: Sandu…

Dragon Works (HU)

Váróterem Projekt – Puck Puppet Theatre Director: Levente Imecs-Magdó Dramaturg and music: Johanna Bertóti Puppets:…

Csipike (HU)

Author: Sándor Fodor Director: Ibolya Varga Puppet and scenic design: Ioana Olăhuţ Music: Péter Venczel…

Cinderella (RO)

Author: Brothers Grimm Script: Alex Căprariu Director: Mona Marian Scenography: Virgil Svințiu, Epaminonda Tiotiu Music:…

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HISTORY

“Puck” Puppet Theater from Cluj-Napoca was founded in 1950 and its history was written by artistic personalities such as: Kovács Ildikó, Aureliu Manea, Dan Vasile, Mona Marian, Maria Mierlut, Varga Ibolya, Rumi László, Pály János, Bogdan Ulmu,- artistic directors, Alexandru Rusan, Edit Botar, Virgil Svintiu, Eugenia Tãrãsescu Jianu, Epaminonda Tiotiu, Sandu Marian – designers, Horea Pop and Péter János, Doina Dejica, Frunzina Anghel, Bothos Julia, Csortán Márton, György László, Dana Bontidean, Calin Muresan – actors.

Reference shows in the repertoire of “Puck” Theater: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Ubu the King, Widow Karnyó, Sânziana and Pepelea, Animal Stories, Cinderella, The Puss in Boots, Endless Youth and Life without Death, Little Red Ridinghood, Whitesnow, The Reed Princess.

The most important prizes won by the artists of “Puck” Theatre: the Great prize in “The Week of the Puppets” Festival in Bucharest for “The Fisherman’s Sons” and for “Matthew  the Gooseherd”; prize for the Art of the Show, in the Interantional Puppet Festival in Zagreb; interpretation prizes for the actors: Doina Dejica, Frunzina Anghel, Dana Bonţidean, Camelia Constantin, Cãlin Mureşn, Ovidiu Crişan in national and international festivals; The Great Prize at “Puck-Animafest” in Cluj-Napoca for the performance “The Witch’s Tom Cat”, directed by Decebal Marin, design: Sandu Marian; the Prize for the Art of Animation at “Valise” Festival  in Lomza Poland for “The Witch’s Tom Cat”; prize for the design of the performance “The Wizard and the Raven”, directed by Mona Chirilã, design Eugenia Tãrãşescu Jianu – at “Puck” International Festival, the great prize for “The Wizard and the Raven” at the International Puppet Festival in Pecs, Hungary,prize for the artistic direction of the show „Aleodor Impărat”, Decebal Marin, „Sub Bagheta lui Merlin” Festival, Timișoara .

Since 2002 “Puck” Theater is organizing an international puppet festival with important puppet theaters from Romania and Europe invited. In October 2019 will be organized the 18th edition of “PUCK” INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF PUPPET AND MARIONETTE THEATRES with a valuable national and international participation.

In September 2019 we organized the 3rd edition of “WonderPuck” International Street Festival.

About Us

About Us

PUCK Puppet Theater from Cluj-Napoca was founded in 1950 and its history was written by wellestablished artists in the field, such as: Kovács Ildikó, Aureliu Manea, Mona Marian, Maria Mierluț,Varga Ibolya, Rumi László, Pályi János, Bogdan Ulmu, Alexandru Rusan, Edit Botár, Virgil Svințiu, Eugenia Tãrãșescu Jianu, Epaminonda Tiotiu, Sandu Marian, Horea Pop and Péter János, Doina Dejica, Frunzina Anghel, Bothos Júlia, Csortán Márton, György László and Călin Mureșan.

Reference shows in the repertoire of PUCK Theater include: A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Ubu the King, Widow Karnyó, Sânziana and Pepelea, Animal Stories, Cinderella, The Puss in Boots, Endless Youth and Life without Death, Little Red Ridinghood, Whitesnow, The Reed Princess, and many more.
Since 2002, PUCK Theater has been the organizer of “Puck” International Festival of Puppet and Marionette Theatres, where important puppet theaters from Romania and Europe are invited to participate. The 20th edition will take place in October 2022, bringing together notable national and international artists.

Since 2017, PUCK Theater, in collaboration with ESUA and Lions International, organizes WonderPuck Street Festival. The 5th edition took place in September 2021.